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Samaki samaki

Mlimani Shopping Centre | Mlimani City, Masaki & Diamond Plaza City Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
+255 782 119 340
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (21 reviews)
“octopus” (5 reviews)
“fillet” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
African, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Mlimani Shopping Centre | Mlimani City, Masaki & Diamond Plaza City Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this place over KFC for having a local flavor and we were not disappointed. Food was amazingly delicious....many varieties of sea food in local preparations. Note that he place only serves sea food, you wont get meat of any type. The service was...More

Thank Vishalnc
Reviewed October 9, 2017

The food was not memorable, but the loud music was. I would not go back here because the music was too loud for conversation or an enjoyable experience. The place is dimly lit, with televisions showing soccer games and really loud music. Perhaps some people...More

Thank WesH2
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Went for few drinks and a big plate of sea food.The decor(though under refurbishment)is welcoming,the atmosphere,chic

Thank victormasha
Reviewed August 21, 2017

We were treated to lunch at the popular Samaki Samaki (Fish is Swahili) restaurant. Very nice trendy, friendly staff and a good street menu. Fingers foods and good beers all around. They have a chilli sauce with a ginger flavour that I could not let...More

Thank theodorusf2016
Reviewed August 18, 2017

I ordered king fish with chips. The king fish was a really small fillet divided into 3 even smaller pieces and was overcooked. Sent it back as it was even smelling burnt.. The next one came again overcooked and had a burnt taste on one...More

Thank Orcun B
Moh M, Public Relations Manager at Samaki samaki, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

We are very disappointed to hear that our fish was overcooked we will work on making sure it wont happen again.. with your wonderful review this is what makes us better.. please let us know which branch you had this dish...

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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

This place is a relaxed and the staff is friendly. The food is excellent :) Try the seafood basket or the fishfingers!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Moh M, Public Relations Manager at Samaki samaki, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Thank you for your remarkable review, and your welcome once again..

Reviewed July 25, 2017

Great sea food restaurant. Loved the fish. It is a nice small restaurant with good service. I would recommend it

Thank 202kaem
Moh M, Public Relations Manager at Samaki samaki, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Thank you, for your wonderful review... And your welcome once again...

Reviewed July 15, 2017

I loved everything, the food, the service, the music, the deco, the vibe with 90s R&B music. The menu is very rich and I enjoyed the Bruce Lee fish and few cocktails (not the bloody samaki though). The wifi is also very good and I...More

1  Thank Patrick N
Moh M, Public Relations Manager at Samaki samaki, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review Patrick and your welcome once again..

Reviewed June 30, 2017

Samaki samaki definitely has the best fish in town, I'm eating it very often and there is no mistake.

Thank YellowCharlie
Moh M, Public Relations Manager at Samaki samaki, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review Dijana and your welcome once again..

Reviewed June 27, 2017

The ambience, food and music here is just perfect for an evening out with friends. Gets pretty crowded here sometimes (because of how popular it is!)

Thank Pratibha D
Moh M, Public Relations Manager at Samaki samaki, responded to this reviewResponded July 25, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review Pratibha and your welcome once again..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mlimani Shopping Centre | Mlimani City, Masaki & Diamond Plaza City Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam
  • Phone Number: +255 782 119 340
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